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From the Terrace (1960)

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An ambitious young executive chooses a loveless marriage and an unfulfilling personal life in exchange for a successful Wall Street career.

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Mary St. John
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Martha Eaton
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Natalie Benzinger
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Samuel Eaton
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Sage Rimmington
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Clemmie Shreve
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Alexander 'Lex' Porter
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Dr. Jim Roper
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James Duncan MacHardie
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Fritz Thornton
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George Fry
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Mr. Eugene St.John
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Mr. Ralph W. Benziger
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Creighton Duffy
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Alfred Eaton, an ambitious young executive, climbs to the top of New York's financial world as his marriage crumbles. At the brink of attaining his career goals, he is forced to choose between business success, married to the beautiful, but unfaithful Mary and starting over with his true love, the much younger Natalie. Written by Mike Welsch <m.welsch@az05.bull.com>

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9 September 1960 (West Germany)  »

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Desde la terraza  »

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Charlton Heston turned down the lead. See more »

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During the billiard game between Mr. MacHardie and Alfred, as MacHardie lines up for his shot, the red ball disappears. See more »

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Martha Eaton: I have no heroes, only some people I love.
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Referenced in Joy (2015) See more »

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Serenade in Blue
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Music by Harry Warren
Played when Alfred goes out on the terrace at the party
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A lush budget guilty pleasure
17 December 2001 | by (Newport Beach, California) – See all my reviews

Paul Newman is doing his angry young man thing here, and Joanne Woodward is wonderful as she goes from rebellious rich brat to shrewish, slutty harridan. It's beautifully filmed with lots of sumptuous sets and it's obvious that a good part of the budget went to costumes. If you like movies with boozy, unhappy rich people who do little more than snipe at each other, you've got to see "From the Terrace."


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